Mridu Chandra

Director, IF/Then Shorts
Tribeca Film Institute
Mridu Chandra is the Director of IF/Then- a new initiative developed by Tribeca Film Institute to stimulate the production and multi-platform distribution of short form documentary storytelling. She is a veteran producer of award-winning documentaries that explore topics of civil rights and peace, gender and sexuality, environmental justice, and the law. These films have premiered at Sundance and SXSW, aired on PBS and HBO, screened for members of the U.S. Congress & the United Nations, and showcased at Museums & film festivals worldwide. An alumna of the CPB/WGBH Producers Academy and the TFI’s All Access Program, credits include producing Ask the Sexpert (Hot Docs 2017), Out In The Night (LAFF/ POV) and The Canal Street Madam (SXSW); and co-producing Brother Outsider (Sundance/ POV), This Changes Everything (TIFF), A Good Job: Stories of the FDNY (HBO), and Electoral Dysfunction (WTTW / PBS). She mentors emerging and diverse filmmakers worldwide and has taught documentary research, development, and rights clearance courses at The New School, NYU’s School of Continuing Studies, and at The New York Film Academy.